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Are Internet TV and apps “the next big things” for developers? Signs point to yes.

September 9, 2010 by Lisa Oshima | Advertising, Events, Mobile, Monetization
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Last week, I attended Samsung’s Free the TV Developer Day in San Jose, California.  It was a well-organized, day-long event focusing on Samsung Apps technology and app development.  All the talk of “smart TVs” got me to thinking about the future… Is Internet TV and apps the next big thing for developers?  If the attendees […]

What Does Facebook’s Latest Acquisition Mean for Friendfeed, Facebook & Social Media Enthusiasts?

August 10, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Advertising, Developers, Monetization, Social Media
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Mobile App Developer Garage: Feb 16 at Mobile World Congress & Discount Code (UPDATED 2/13/09)

February 10, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Consulting, Events, Mobile
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I’m moderating two panels and chairing the morning sessions of the Mobile Application Developer Garage on Monday February 16, 2009 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (Hall 5, Auditorium 3).  This is a first of its kind event at Mobile World Congress, and it should be a great day. To get a 15% discount to […]

Networking Events at Mobile World Congress 2009 (UPDATED 2/4/09)

January 27, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Consulting, Events, Mobile
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Updated 2/4/09 Below, please find a list of some of the open networking events that are happening around Mobile World Congress 2009 in Barcelona.  Many of these parties require registration.

Social Media & Mobile Post Turkey Round-up

December 12, 2008 by Lisa Oshima | Mobile, Social Media
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I took a blogging break for Turkey, so this social media and mobile round-up includes the most interesting news in mobile and social media since November 21:

11/7/08: Weekly Round-up of Social Media & Mobile News

November 7, 2008 by Lisa Oshima | Mobile, Social Media
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AOL: AOL announced its earnings this week.  The most interesting part of the report: “Revenues decreased 17% ($207 million) to $1.0 billion, due to a 26% decline ($165 million) in Subscription revenues and a 6% decrease ($33 million) in Advertising revenues. The decline in Subscription revenues reflects mainly a decrease in domestic AOL brand subscribers, […]

Weekly Round-up of Social Media and Mobile News of Interest

October 31, 2008 by Lisa Oshima | Mobile, Social Media
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I’m starting do to a quick weekly round-up of the Social Media and Mobile news that I find most interesting.  Enjoy AOL: AOL Journals and AOL Hometown are shutting down (joining Xdrive and BlueString) Apple: Apple announces retroactive improvements to “MobileMe”. The following improvements were silently launched in Sept. : http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3182 iPhone users in the […]

inCode Predicts Rise of Mobile Social Networking, Ads, & GPS in 2007 + My Predictions for 2008

January 26, 2007 by Lisa Oshima | Mobile, Social Media
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Yesterday, inCode Telecom Group Inc. announced its “Top 10 Global Wireless Predictions for 2007”.  Topping the list as the number one trend for wireless operators in 1007 is Social Networking: “Social Networking Gets Mobilized. Mobility is added to existing Internet business models, services and behaviors, driving traffic for wireless operators. Teens and twenties accustomed to […]

Has “Social Networking” Lost its Appeal to the News Media?

January 11, 2007 by Lisa Oshima | Social Media
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Today, the self-proclaimed “tech gossip rag,” Valleywag, published the following graph, suggesting that Social Networking is past its peak from a media coverage perspective: 011107-valleywag Valleywag writes: The social network — the umbrella term for features of a website which allow users to track their friends — is past its peak. Mentions in the press […]

Palm’s Treo 750: A Review & Software Recommendations

January 9, 2007 by Lisa Oshima | Developers, Mobile, Review
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I know, I know, this blog is meant to be about social media and social networking, but I couldn’t resist writing about another piece of new technology that I know well – the Treo 750, one of the newest GSM Windows Mobile phones on the market.  On January 5th, Palm, Inc. announced the launch of […]





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